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Al Jazeera America
Dec 8, 2013 10:30pm EST
a real hand to help, you know, it's kind of like a tool for them. >> near san diego, california, katie walker is putting her newest tool. this para olympic hopeful is trying out prosthetics field. >> the difference is the little wrist unit. it actually pops off. >> all right. >> and actually, the handle goes right inside of here. so, it's supposed to, after i swing, after i follow through, you just pop it right off. >> then run? >> then start running. >> and rotate around. cool. >> for upper-limb amputease, gone are the days of hook and cable arms. in labs like this one at advanced arm dynamics outside dallas, texas. technicians work alongside therapists to custom design dreams. >> really cool to have an opportunity to see a patient, see what they need and actually do what they need, not just say, well, all we have is this. i'm sorry. here you go. so we get to be really creative. >> now, thanks to electronic add veeps, the technology brings patients closer to the experience of experiencing the hand mobility most of us take for granted. one of the most sophist cases, the ultra revoluti
Al Jazeera America
Dec 2, 2013 7:30pm EST
spencer joins us from the digital center for democracy. and katie is assistant edit of slate who has been critical of eraser laws. meg, explain the thought process behind laws like the one we just saw get signed in california. why are these types of laws being proposed? >> things that we are seeing, a general fear, of this permanent record, we're all creating these permanent records, and for adults that starts at an age where there is a level of understanding of how this content is going to be understood and accepted. but a large percent, i think 90% of two-year-olds has an online presence. now we're seeing permanent records starting at a very young age. obviously if they're two years old, it's their parents putting up the content, and it goes on throughout the life of the user. >> generally do you like the idea of what these laws are trying to do? >> i do. i think they're intended to protect the development of kids through this very vital identi identity--identity process that is natural, good for the psychology of children. and so in order to protect those mistakes, that wiggle room int
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